Public Holidays in San Marino
Nestled atop the rugged terrains of the Apennine Mountains, San Marino stands as one of the world's oldest republics, exuding a charm that seamlessly blends antiquity with modernity. Central to its calendar of celebrations is the Feast of San Marino and the Republic (3rd September). This dual-significance day marks both the foundation of the republic in 301 AD and the veneration of its patron saint, St. Marinus. Streets brim with parades, music, and a shared sense of pride, as Sammarinese come together to celebrate their heritage and the enduring legacy of their founder.
Interweaved with this deep-rooted nationalistic fervor are significant religious observances. Easter, in particular, takes on a special hue, with age-old customs and traditions unfolding against the backdrop of San Marino's medieval architecture. Another unique celebration is the Investiture Ceremony of the Captains Regent (1st April and 1st October). This semi-annual event marks the election of two new Captains Regent, heads of state who serve a six-month term, upholding San Marino's distinctive governance model. The ceremony is a vivid portrayal of continuity and democracy, capturing the essence of a nation that cherishes its past while embracing the promise of the future. Collectively, San Marino's public holidays serve as a window into a nation that, though compact in size, is monumental in spirit, heritage, and culture.
Upcoming Holidays (next six months)
|Immaculate Conception||December 08||Friday||Public Holiday|
|Christmas Day||December 25||Monday||Public Holiday|
|Saint Stephen’s Day||December 26||Tuesday||Public Holiday|
|New Year's Day||January 01||Monday||Public Holiday|
|Epiphany||January 06||Saturday||Public Holiday|
|Feast of Saint Agatha||February 05||Monday||Public Holiday|
|Anniversary of the Arengo||March 25||Monday||Public Holiday|
|Easter Sunday||March 31||Sunday||Public Holiday|
|Easter Monday||April 01||Monday||Public Holiday|
|Investiture of the Captains Regent||April 01||Monday||Public Holiday|
|Labour Day||May 01||Wednesday||Public Holiday|
|Corpus Christi||May 30||Thursday||Public Holiday|